Posts Tagged ‘USA’
 

 

THE SKED @ CABLE REVIEW: USA’s “Suits”

> Premieres Thursday 10PM on USA:  If Nothing Else Is On… (But it’s summer, so nothing is.) At this point, I think we could all identify a USA Network series blindfolded and with the soundtrack running backward...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL — Day 5

Wow.  USA vs Ghana on ESPN Monday just missed averaging 10 million viewers over the course of the entire telecast.  This is double what the USA matches did in 2010 from South Africa, and the demographic ratings (almost 6 rati...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Fairly Legal”

  There were a lot of nips and tucks in the now-concluded 2d season of USA’s FAIRLY LEGAL.  The show overall had a less comedic feel, and the heroine, Kate Reed (Sarah Shahi), was turned into more of an adult, which...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 7/29/12

  Several networks opted not even to try and compete with Sunday’s Olympics coverage, and the effect of the games on the shows that remained was mixed. HBO:  TRUE BLOOD didn’t miss an artery, as its craziest s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Premiering Tonight

> Click below for reviews of tonight’s premieres: SUITS (USA) review WILFRED (FX) review
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Covert Affairs”

  COVERT AFFAIRS:  Tuesday 10PM on USA   WHERE WE WERE:  At the CIA, where Annie Walker (Piper Perabo), the young, beautiful languages expert who supposedly works for the Smithsonian, is actually an agent.  (She me...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 8/2/12

  Some networks were untouched by the massive Olympics ratings being piled up by NBC, while others appeared to be hit hard. USA:  Last night’s BURN NOTICE showed the limitations of the USA house format, as what shou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED CABLE REVIEW: USA’s “Necessary Roughness”

> Premieres Wednesday 10PM on USA:  Change the Channel NECESSARY ROUGHNESS departs from the USA Network formula in several ways:  our heroine Dani Santino (Callie Thorne) is the mother of teenagers, she doesn’t ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Ratings for Final USA Match as Round of 16 Ends

Ratings for Tuesday’s ESPN matches have been added to the table below.  The 3:30 pm telecast of Belgium vs USA averaged 13,440,000 persons 2+, just behind the 13,774,000 for USA vs Portugal on Sunday June 22 at 6 pm, a m...
by Mitch Metcalf